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Housing (6)

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HUD

Services: HUD is a federal program that provides housing support for individuals in need such as rental programs (including Section 8) and home ownership assistance programs.

Pennsylvania Affordable Apartment Locator

Services: PAHousingSearch.com is a website in which affordable housing can be searched and located within in PA.

Northwest Human Services

Services: NHS provides residential living options, case/care management, and therapeutic services for individuals with disabilities.

Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity at HUD

Services: Hotline service for individuals to report incidences of housing discrimination.

Crawford County Office Of Economic Opportunity

Services: Assist low-income clients in obtaining referrals for services through information, referral and counseling, assist low-income clients in employment, aid and energy, help prevent homelessness, help to become self-sufficient, transportation

Making Homes Affordable

Services: National nonprofit organization aiming to prevent home foreclosure and reduce monthly payments for eligible individuals and families

Shelters (4)

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PPC Violence Free Network and Shelter

Services: PPC offers services for victims of domestic violence such as Emergency shelter (offered only in Venango), counseling services, 24 hour hotline, legal advocacy.

YWCA Of Titusville

Services: YWCA provides women, girls and families services of Emergency Housing at St.James House, Rental Assistance and Housing Advocacy.

Women's Services, Inc

Services: Women’s Services offers temporary shelter to women and their dependent children who are in need of temporary housing due to domestic violence, homelessness or unsuitable living conditions.

St. James Haven

Services: The Associates of Meadville offers the St. James Haven which is a 6-bed temporary overnight shelter for homeless men

Transitional Housing and Housing-Related Services (5)

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Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC)

Services: Offers services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities such as early intervention, supported employment, job training, transition planning, respite care, supported living and transportation

United Community Independence Program

Services: UCIP provides services for individuals with disabilities: day services, residential living options, employment training, life skills training, in home services

Crawford County Mental Health Awareness Program

Services: Services for individuals with mental health diagnoses or mental retardation: Supported Living, Housing Counseling and Development, Shared Housing, Transitional Housing, Drop-In Center, Transition to Adulthood, Community Education and outreach

Oxford House for Men

Services: Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided

Oxford House for Women

Services: Oxford House is a self-run, self-supported recovery house for recovering alcoholics and drug addicts in which shelter, food, case management, individual counseling and group support are provided

Public Housing Programs (3)

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Housing Authority of the City of Meadville

Services: Public housing program that connects income-eligible individuals and families with public housing or section 8 vouchers.

Housing and Neighborhood Development Services

Services: HANDS provides affordable housing for families and persons with disabilities where Section 8 vouchers are accepted along with ownership opportunities.

Titusville Housing Authority

Services: Public housing program that connects income-eligible individuals and families with public housing or section 8 vouchers.

Homeownership Assistance (5)

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USDA Rural Home Ownership Program

Services: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Guaranteed Rural Home Loans are creating homeownership opportunities with no-money-down financing and loans.

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

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Works to provide affordable homeownership and rental apartment options for older adults, low- and moderate-income families, and people with special housing needs. 

Direct VA Loans

Services: Supports veterans in utilizing their entitlement to veteran and active duty benefits for VA home loans as well as other government-backed mortgage programs.

Homeowners' Emergency Mortage Assistance Program

Services: HEMAP is a loan program assisting in foreclosure prevention and mortgage assistance.

Housing and Neighborhood Development Services

Services: HANDS provides affordable housing for families and persons with disabilities where Section 8 vouchers are accepted along with ownership opportunities.

Youth Homeless Advocacy Groups (1)

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National Runaway Switchboard

Services: Toll-free, nationwide hot-line for runaways and troubled youth. Provides information and referral for shelter, counseling, medical and legal services and transportation back home. The hot-line also provides a personal and confidential message relay service between runaways and their families.